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La Maison Pacifique November 2013 Update

Our La Maison Pacifique November 2013 Update includes our recent social media articles, posts, tweets (and some other great information added in) including:

You can ink with us via Twitter, facebook,, Linked in Company and Youtube for our news/stories as they happen (although our newsletter does have added extras too).  Read on and enjoy!

1. BOOK NOW for a week between 30/11/13 to 21/12/13 and pay off-peak rates!  That’s a super special $2,950 per week

Ok, this is your chance!  Stay at our beautiful, luxury beachfront property between the dates above and pay just $2,950/week – that is a massive saving of  over $750 for the week and a great chance to get away before the Christmas rush!  Email me now to avoid disappointment – it will be first come, first served!

Things to do on the Gold Coast - the App

Things to do on the Gold Coast – the App

2. Things to do on the Gold Coast – The App

Planning a trip to the Gold Coast, Queensland? Know that there are so many things to see and do but don’t know where to start?  Visit Gold Coast has just released their own Official Gold Coast Traveller Destination Guide.  We’ve found it for you – ready for your trip!

 3. Top Things to do in Byron Bay and Surrounds

Summer is coming – you can smell it – and you are keen to seek out the top things to do in Byron Bay and surrounds…  Well, we’re here to help! :-)   Byron Bay is just a short 30 minute drive south from our beautiful La Maison Pacifique and with many local towns to explore along the way (Brunswick Heads, Bangalow, Pottsville, Cabarita Beach to name a few), we have done our own list of things to do in Byron Bay and surrounds.

So, get here fast and soak up the sun!

4. Top things to do in Mt Tamborine

Things to do in Mt Tamborine

Things to do in Mt Tamborine

We are always looking for some great reviews and information on the best places to visit in our Northern Rivers Region and this time we have come up with the Top things to do in Mt Tamborine.  From Casuarina, we are heading north and a little west – into the beautiful, majestic and sumptuous Gold Coast Hinterland to the quaint and peaceful Tamborine Mountain region.  With its close proximity to Brisbane, the Gold Coast and our own Northern Rivers area, Mt Tamborine is great for a day trip from our beaches at Casuarina and a perfect compliment to your beach holiday.  Mt Tamborine is an easy one-hour drive from Casuarina NSW via the M1 motorway or take the scenic route via Springbrook and Advancetown Lake (2 hours).

5.  Great Travel Tips – How to stay healthy when traveling

IAs we move from Spring to Summer – and that all important Christmas Holiday – now is the time to think about ensuring that you are able to remain healthy through this next hectic period!

6.  Travel Tips – how to avoid mistakes on flights

Your bags are packed and you are ready to go!  You’ve made the airport on time and all that is left to do is board that flight for your long awaited holiday in the sun.  But wait, have you done everything you can think of to start your holiday well?  Here are some great travel tips – how to avoid mistakes on flights..

7. Don’t be “that” person this holiday season

Christmas is the busiest time of year for family holidays and you need some tips so that you don’t be “THAT” person this holiday season – with a chance that you may ruin the fun for others..

8. Keeping the kids happy on your wedding day!

musical chairs on your wedding day

musical chairs on your wedding day

Many bridal couples and families are keen to involve young guests (including their own kids) and it can be a challenge keeping them all happy on your wedding day.  There are many strategies used by couples to embrace their pint-sized guests and we all know that if the kids are happy, the parents are happy too!

So, we’ve put our thinking cap on, done some research and come up with some great ideas on ensuring that everyone at your special day has a great time!  And remember – it is just not the “little” kids we are talking about “big” kids love having fun too!

La Maison Pacifique November Tweets – my favourites!

But firstly, my favourite tweet of all time – check these flight safety videos out!

Followed by:

  • RT @frommerstravel: The pros give tips on how to take better vacation photos on your cellphone:
  • Great advice! RT @HuffPostTravel: Travel experts share their best tips for a stree-free trip
  • RT @ConfettiDDreams: {Wedding Music Playlist} DJ Shylo’s Top 30 –
  • RT @luxury_travel: 10 world maps that will make you think
  • the luggage tracker sounds awesome! 🙂 RT @luxury_travel: Top 5 must-have luxury travel gadgets
  • RT @HuffPostTravel: Teens who travel make more money
  • Summer is coming: Australia’s best beach towns #Kingscliff Best for Nature Lovers-we agree! @theage
  • RT @InsideWeddings: Newlyweds have the time of their lives-dance from “Dirty Dancing” – Brilliant!
  • Oh – & find your peaceful place RT @HuffPostTravel: Take these calming habits on your next trip
  • Loving the roll-up Backgammon! RT @cntraveller: Christmas present ideas for travel junkies:
  • Great Apps! RT @marieclaireuk: How apps can really reduce the stress of planning your wedding
  • RT @Queensland: A ride-hater’s guide to Dreamworld [Video] #ttot #travel
  • RT @BluesfestByron: Meet the @BluesfestByron fourth announcement artists! #bluesfest
  • RT @WesleyBris: Help us put a smile on young faces this Christmas by donating to our Xmas appeal….
  • Works for holiday homes too! RT @TravelSavvyMom:Travel With Kids: 10 Hotel Tips (via @BudgetTravel)…
  • RT @HuffPostTravel: How to travel with the in-laws courtesy of
  • RT @luxury_travel: Apps for the discerning traveller – A Luxury Travel Blog
  • RT @lonelyplanet: 5 travel photography essentials that won’t weigh you down #lp #travel
  • The one thing that has changed travel forever #TheAge #Traveller

To be honest, probably love all my tweets – otherwise I wouldn’t pass them on…  🙂

….Have we convinced you yet that your Casuarina NSW holiday could be your best ever?  All you have to do now is book your beach holiday!  Northern Rivers area NSW (including Kingscliff, Casuarina, Pottsville and Cabarita Beach) is the perfect spot – and its location is ideal – 1/2 way between the Gold Coast and Byron BayPatrolled beaches line the coast.  We even have Lisa and Pete’s top tips on things to do in Kingscliff!  Check out our blog and news, location and attractions and what’s on and markets for more great tips and things to do on your Northern Rivers summer holidays!

Happy holidays – dream about what is possible; believe you can do it; make the most of your leave; plan, book and enjoy your holiday; then dream about where you will go next!  It is your turn!

…and… if you are looking for a resort-style luxury beachfront holiday home for your family holiday, romantic break  wedding accommodation, (watch our video here), or a girls getaway  contact us at La Maison Pacifique for availability and a quote….  Remember, our rates compare really well with local 5-star resorts – and La Maison Pacifique is private – on the beach – walking distance to cafes at Cabarita Beach – perfect spot for whale watching (June to November each year) – children optional!

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Until next time – enjoy your day wherever you are from La Maison Pacifique “The Peaceful House” and your boutique designer luxury holiday home vacation rental in Casuarina, New South Wales, Australia – half way between the Gold Coast QLD and Byron Bay NSW, Australia.

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Di Hendy
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